Four Podcasts That You Need To Be Listening To!

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    Podcasts have been around for a pretty long time now, but are actually only something I’ve discovered in the last year or so. There’s literally podcasts for everything – from ghost stories, to comedy and TED Talks, you’re bound to find a podcast with a topic that excites and interests you. I actually find it quite difficult to find new podcasts to listen to, as there don’t seem to be many reviews out there on the type of podcasts I’m into… so…. I thought I’d share a few of my personal faves, for anyone else looking for new podcasts!

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    A Simple and Indulgent Tea Bread Recipe

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    I absolutely love baking – it’s fun, relaxing, and rewarding. Nothing makes me happier than Taylor coming home to freshly baked goodies and seeing the look on his face! Girlfriend points or what?! I often don’t have the time to bake, but recently, I’ve been making more of an effort to bake some of my favourites. My long time fave recipe is definitely this Tea Bread, which is a recipe my Nan gave me years and years ago. It’s super easy to make, requires very few ingredients and is pretty darn difficult to get wrong. So, whether you’re a newbie baker or experienced baker, you’re unlikely to mess this one up!


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    How I Bought a House at 21 (…and still buy lattes!)

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    Those of you who follow me on Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat probably know this already… Taylor and I bought a house! Yay! Don’t worry, I have some pretty interior and ‘home tour’ blog posts planned, but first of all, I wanted to explain how we got to this position, and hopefully encourage others to follow their hearts and dreams and not let the disheartening media around being a first time buyer affect them. Seeing as the average first time buyer in the UK is aged 32, a lot of people are actually baffled when they realise Taylor and I are both 22 (I was 21 when we bought the house!) and we’re happy homeowners.

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